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Consumer Website Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully before using this website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that a website will store on your computer or mobile device. The majority of websites on the World Wide Web use cookies to make their websites easier to use. Cookies are safe and can't harm your computer. A cookie is very small and will not take up much space on your computer or mobile device. You are in control of the cookies that are stored and you can delete or block these cookies at any time. Blocking or deleting certain cookies may stop parts of a website from working properly.

What cookies do we currently use?

We currently use a few cookies to make our site more efficient and useful for our customers. Some of these cookies are set by Sizzix and some are set by third parties such as YouTube or Facebook.

We currently use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they look for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make out website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purpose for which we use them in the table below:

Cookies set automatically

Name Set by Expires Purpose
_ellison3_session sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie is essential and allows products to be placed into a basket, amongst other essential processes.
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz sizzix.co.uk 2 years, 30 mins, Session end, 1 day These cookies collect anonymous analytic information about a user's website visit. For more information on these cookies please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US
Machines sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie is used to save which Sizzix machines are owned and to trigger banners based on machines owned by the customer.
cookie_law_uk sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie remembers whether you have seen the popup explaining the use of cookies.
JSESSIONID beacon-1.newrelic.com 5 mins This cookie allows us to see how quickly or slowly site pages load.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
AUTOCOMPLETE Speeds up searching.
AUTOCOMPLETE-RECENT Speeds up searching.
AUTOCOMPLETE-PROVIDER Speeds up searching.
_CONV_R, _CONR_S, _CONV_V, _GA, _GAT, BT2, DI2, LOC, SSC, SSH, SSHS, UID, UM, UPS, UVC, VC Add-this cookies that track device types on the site, power social sharing and provide targeting data for advertising.

Add-this cookies

We believe that delivering targeted and relevant advertising enhances your Internet experience. We collect non-personally identifiable information from many of the websites in which AddThis is enabled, and use that information to deliver targeted advertising and personalized content on those websites as well as other websites you may visit.

If you prefer that we do not collect non-personally identifiable information about your website visits for the purpose of delivering targeted advertising, you can easily opt out of interest based advertising facilitated by the AddThis tools at any time using the AddThis opt out.

When you opt out, we will place an opt-out cookie on your computer. The opt-out cookie tells us not to use your information for delivering relevant online advertisements. Please note that if you delete, block, or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different computer or Internet browser, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.

Cookies set by YouTube

We embed YouTube videos into our site using YouTube enhanced privacy mode. This means that YouTube won't set cookies before you press play. Cookies set after pressing play are as follows:

Name Set by Expires Purpose
PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, Use_hitbox youtube.com Almost 10 years, 8 months, After session These cookies allow YouTube to track usage of its services and store user preferences

Cookies set by Pinterest or Facebook

We use social media sharing buttons on product pages and throughout the site. We currently use Pinterest and Facebook and each company sets cookies when a social sharing button is pressed. These cookies are set from domains outside of our control but we have included the cookie information below for your convenience:

Name Set by Expires Purpose
_pinterest_sess pinterest.com 42 years and 5 months This cookie is used to keep you logged in as well as utilise certain features of the Pinterest service. For more information please see: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/
csrftoken pinterest.com 1 year Protects Pinterest from malicious data. For more information please see: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _utmv pinterest.com 2 years, 30 mins, After session, 1 day These cookies collect anonymous analytic information about a user's website visit. For more information on these cookies please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US
datr, locale, lsd, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, wd facebook.com 1 mins, 7 days, After session, After session, After session, After session Please see Facebook's cookie policy for more detail: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Additional cookies may be set once you log into each service.

Cookies set by VeriSign

We use VeriSign to show that our site is secure. VeriSign scans our site periodically to make sure that we are secure. When you click the website seal, it will open a new browser window and sets a cookie. This cookie is set from a domain outside of our control but we have included the cookie information below:


Name Set by Expires Purpose
v1st verisign.com 7 years 9 months Tracks the number of clicks of the seal

We use analytics services which are a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how users use the website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the website and the products offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the website, it does enable us to continually improve our business.

The analytics services used by this website use cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these cookies may be placed immediately when you decide to visit the website and it may not be possible to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.

Blocking and deleting cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting in your browse that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. The method to block or delete cookies depends on which browser you are using. We have included external links to instructions for the most popular browsers, please see below:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

Delete - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer

Privacy Policy - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement#maincookiessimilartechnologiesmodule

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or 7

Block - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Delete - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer

Privacy Policy - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement#maincookiessimilartechnologiesmodule

Microsoft Explorer 10

Block or Delete - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Privacy Policy - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement#maincookiessimilartechnologiesmodule

Google Chrome

Block or Delete - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647

Mozilla Firefox

Block – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies

Delete - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Deleting%20cookies

Microsoft Edge

Delete or Block - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft-privacy

Privacy Policy - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement#maincookiessimilartechnologiesmodule

Safari

Delete or Block (Mac) - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Delete or Block (iPhone, iPad or iPod) - https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

Privacy Policy - https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/


If you are using a browser that isn’t listed above please see: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1